last-gasp


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last-gasp

(lăst′găsp′)
adj.
Undertaken as a final recourse; last-ditch.

last gasp n.
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last-gasp

n
(modifier) done in desperation at the last minute: a last-gasp attempt to save the talks.
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last-gasp

[ˈlɑːstˈgɑːsp] ADJde última hora
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